By Simran, CNLU, Patna Editor’s Note: Divorce means the dissolution of marriage by a competent court. This paper discusses divorce under Hindu Law. It analyses how the concept was non-existent under ancient law due to the sacramental nature of marriage but was introduced under the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955. It […]
Marriage is seen as an institution of people coming together under the promise of spending a life time with each other. However, sometimes this union may not turn out to be as pleasant as expected. Unhappy marriages are socially undesirable and are a breeding ground for delinquent children. Thus, instead of living a life filled with regret and remorse, the parties may chose to part ways. This is a submission on the options thus given to a party frustrated by his/her marriage under the Special Marriage Act, 1954.